Meaning of heist


Pronunciation: (hīst), [key]
— Slang. Slang.
  1. a robbery or holdup: Four men were involved in the armored car heist.
  1. to take unlawfully, esp. in a robbery or holdup; steal: to heist a million dollars' worth of jewels.
  2. to rob or hold up.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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